New Hampshire At The Centennial

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52 NEW HAMPSHIRE AT THE CENTENNIAL. The following are the numbers of persons who recorded their names at the New Hampshire Building each month from May 10 to November 15, 1876 : In May, 626; June, 1,779; July, 1,811; August, ...
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52 NEW HAMPSHIRE AT THE CENTENNIAL. The following are the numbers of persons who recorded their names at the New Hampshire Building each month from May 10 to November 15, 1876 : In May, 626; June, 1,779; July, 1,811; August, 2,184; September, 3,843; October, 7,051; November, 1,283; making a total of 18,577. The register has been deposited at the New Hampshire Historical Society's rooms at ' Concord. The Exhibition was by far the largest which was ever seen in any age or nation, and it was the most successful in a financial point of view. In the language of Hon. John Welsh, Chairman of the Board of Finance, " it concentrated in one spot in the short space of six months eight millions of visitors, who enjoyed all its privileges without a disturbance, or any personal hinder- ance, or even rudeness It placed before the American people, as a school for their instruction, a display vast and varied beyond precedent, comprising the industries of the world, including almost every product known to science or art. . . .'. The International Exhibition is to be regarded as a reverential tribute to the century which has just expired; that century has been recalled, its events have been reviewed, its fruits are gathered, and its memories are hallowed; let us enter on the new century with renewed devotion to our country, with the highest aims for its honor, and for the purity, integrity, and welfare of its people." chapter{Section 4APPENDIX. The organization known as the Amoskeag Veterans was formed in1854, as a regiment, one of the principal objects being to honor the memory of the military heroes of the Revolution, and more particularly those who resided in the vicinity of Amoskeag Falls in the Merrimack River at Manchester. A uniform similar to that worn by Washington and hi...
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  • ISBN-13: 9780217514361
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 10/14/2010
  • Pages: 20
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.04 (d)

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52 NEW HAMPSHIRE AT THE CENTENNIAL. The following are the numbers of persons who recorded their names at the New Hampshire Building each month from May 10 to November 15, 1876 : In May, 626; June, 1,779; July, 1,811; August, 2,184; September, 3,843; October, 7,051; November, 1,283; making a total of 18,577. The register has been deposited at the New Hampshire Historical Society's rooms at ' Concord. The Exhibition was by far the largest which was ever seen in any age or nation, and it was the most successful in a financial point of view. In the language of Hon. John Welsh, Chairman of the Board of Finance, " it concentrated in one spot in the short space of six months eight millions of visitors, who enjoyed all its privileges without a disturbance, or any personal hinder- ance, or even rudeness It placed before the American people, as a school for their instruction, a display vast and varied beyond precedent, comprising the industries of the world, including almost every product known to science or art. . . .'. The International Exhibition is to be regarded as a reverential tribute to the century which has just expired; that century has been recalled, its events have been reviewed, its fruits are gathered, and its memories are hallowed; let us enter on the new century with renewed devotion to our country, with the highest aims for its honor, and for the purity, integrity, and welfare of its people." chapter{Section 4APPENDIX. The organization known as the Amoskeag Veterans was formed in 1854, as a regiment, one of the principal objects being to honor the memory of the military heroes of the Revolution, and more particularly those who resided in the vicinity of Amoskeag Falls inthe Merrimack River at Manchester. A uniform similar to that worn by Washington and hi...
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